If your broker is guiding you through McKinley Hill condos for sale, and you see that some of the units are completely decorated, do not be surprised. Some condominiums are already decorated before you purchase them. However, this does not mean that you cannot rearrange the decorations to suit your style more.
If you want, you can add creative ornaments around your house. Some people prefer to decorate their condos with a more modern look by using simple and nude or muted colors, together with minimalist or rustic furniture.
Why minimalist? This is because condos are compact so adding too many pieces around might not be visually appealing. Meanwhile, some people go for rustic furniture because it gives the condo a more country and homey feel despite being in the middle of the city, where everything is lit up and busy. However, no matter what theme you choose, there’s one piece of decor that will always be there: rugs – or carpets, depending on which term you like using.
Rugs will let you get away with not putting any more pieces of decoration in your unit because, when used right, they can turn into the focal point of any room. However, you should remember that no matter how nice your rug looks, if it’s not used or placed correctly, it will still look ugly. Your rugs should also complement your decor and the furniture in your unit. After all, nothing says eyesore than mismatched furniture. To help you, here are some tips on how to decorate your space.
Some condos, since they’re compact spaces, join together the living and dining areas. One of the ways to divide or distinguish these areas from one another is to lay down carpets. There are rules when it comes to laying down rugs in spaces like this. For living rooms, the rug or the carpet must cover the entire area or perimeter. If not, it should at least be big enough that the forelegs of your furniture are on the carpet. For dining rooms, the rug or carpet must fit the entire dining table that when you pull out a chair, it should still be on the carpet.
Carpets aren’t there just to complement the furniture on it; they should also match the displays on the wall, such as wallpapers, curtains, shelves, or anything hanging on the walls.
A Nice Welcome
Rugs can also be placed somewhere near your main door. This can make your home more welcoming and inviting. It will also give your guests an idea of what they can expect to see upon entering your home.
Other than complementing your decor, your rugs and carpets can also be used as decorations themselves. Try placing a small rug in a corner together with an accent chair, a nightstand, and a lamp; it would be perfect for reading, a cup of tea, or maybe just a quick nap if you like.
These are just some tips on where and how you should place your rugs or carpets. Ultimately, it’s up to you to decorate or place your rugs. It’s your space after all and you’re free to implement your vision however you please.